What does the word rejoicing mean?

Usage examples for rejoicing

  1. She ought always to be happy, always rejoicing in her work and always eager to divide her wealth with others. – A Girl's Student Days and After by Jeannette Marks Commentator: Mary Emma Woolley
  2. See how that poor animal is rejoicing in getting back its little one, just as we are over having our little Dot again. – Dot and the Kangaroo by Ethel C. Pedley
  3. Amid this general rejoicing, there appeared none sad but myself. – The Autobiography of Madame Guyon by Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon